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To be an unstoppable force, rethinking conventional forms of energy, reducing reliance on fossil fuels, being kinder to the environment, and helping anyone and everyone do the same. As one of America’s largest and fastest-growing community solar companies, we know our people are what drives SunShare’s success and are committed to nurturing great talent.

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Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@mysunshare.com.

Denver-Boulder area

Full-time and part-time independent contractor positions available

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Community Solar Consultant will be an independent contractor based out of SunShare’s Denver office and will be principally responsible for nurturing community solar customer prospects to close while representing the professionalism and the focus on customer-experience that is a core value of SunShare. As a Solar Consultant, your responsibility will be to educate residents on the benefits of community solar thereby enabling consumers to make informed decisions about their energy usage, the environment, and how to better their lives. This position requires experience in direct B-to-C sales as well as excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. The candidate will be required to effectively master and articulate SunShare’s value proposition, diligently track activity using SunShare’s systems and processes, participate in some evening and weekend events, and contribute to the continuous improvement of the company’s messaging and sales operations. Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced and unstructured environment and should be an independent thinker and problem-solver.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Strategizes and preplans on how to best achieve sales objectives by understanding company pricing and product programming information
• Prepares and delivers professional sales presentations to customers by balancing the company’s priorities and customers’ needs
• Attains standards of performance goals by achieving the goals set by management
• Maintains professional relationships with all customers by participating in effective work with sales calls, sales blitzes and community events
• Remains informed of company activities and updates by attending and actively participating in weekly sales meetings
• Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential
• Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations
• Strictly adheres to all regulatory and consumer protection compliance including delivering disclosures to prospects
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS AND EXPERIENCE:
• 2+ years in B2C Sales Role
• Experience working in telesales
• History of success
• Tenacity and a positive mental attitude
• Professional, friendly, curious, energetic, team player
• A drive and passion for spreading renewable energy to the masses
• Ability to hold a Solicitor’s Permit where required
• Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a motor vehicle
• Must have a personal laptop or computer with access to internet service

Job Type: Contract

New Mexico

Full-time position. 

MISSION OF ROLE:

The Development Associate will be engaged in a fast-paced and innovative organization with a high performing team. They will be responsible for greenfield project development and assisting with M&A due diligence in select state markets in the fast-growing community solar space.

The candidate must be an entrepreneurial-minded team player capable of working directly with landowners, permitting agencies, engineers, and designers to help develop SunShare’s project portfolio. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working under the supervision and guidance of a Development Director, develop projects in designated markets up to the Construction Notice to Proceed (NTP) milestone:

  • Identify potential projects sites by utilizing SunShare’s internal GIS personnel and various internal mapping tools along with publicly available data sets.
  • Complete landowner outreach campaigns through cold-calling, mailers, and in-person visits.
  • Complete desktop site suitability analysis and reports.
  • Work with engineering and construction team to further vet site selection and suitability.
  • Prepare and submit pre-applications (aka capacity screens) to the utility.
  • Negotiate with landowners to secure site leases and complete land acquisitions.
  • Work with legal to prepare and execute land lease/purchase option agreements with lessee/seller.
  • Manage consulting engineers for the preparation of Interconnection Applications.
  • Track development spending as against approved budgets.
  • Maintain progress/status of projects using company’s project management tools.  
  • Prepare and receive Land Use Permit applications and permitting process including
    public hearings – candidate should be capable of building local stakeholder support presenting before local planning and county commissions.
  • Transition project to Operations team for the building permits and construction and as necessary to achieve COD and stabilized commercial operations.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2+ years of solar project development experience
  • 2+ year experience in the solar/renewable energy field or adjacent energy field
  • Base knowledge of electricity markets, utility rate tariffs, interconnection agreements, solar industry trends, and regulatory policies.
  • Excellent sales and communications skills
  • Passion for fighting climate change and building a renewable energy future.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

  • Salary Range: $70,000 to $90,000 annually
  • Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.
  • A complete list of all the benefits offered at SunShare may be provided upon request.

Qualified applicants should email resume and cover letter to Human Resources at HR@mysunshare.com.

Culture

What We Offer

SunShare offers industry competitive packages and benefits. We are a truly diverse team of passionate, clean energy aficionados with a vibrant culture. 

We’re Friendly!

No, really. It’s one of our company values! We strive to be our friendliest selves to our teams, customers, and community. We also embrace and actively nurture diversity.

Great Location

We spend a lot of time together so it’s important to have a nice environment. Our Denver offices are professionally designed and are right in the heart of the city. We also offer virtual-office flexibility as needed.

We Love Animals

We care about the Earth and all creatures in it, but we ESPECIALLY like dogs! Our dogs are welcome in the office as part of the SunShare team and report to our CKO (Chief K-9 Officer).

We’re Fun

Balance and camaraderie with colleagues is important. We are hard-working and results-driven professionals, but we like to celebrate our wins, cut-loose together, and have a laugh.

Get In Touch

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@mysunshare.com. We look forward to hearing from you!